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Warren endorses Biden

On Wednesday, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential race. Sen. Warren is pictured at her campaign rally in Oakland, CA, in May 2019.

Nikolas Liepins, Political Correspondent

April 15, 2020

On Wednesday, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) was the last of former Vice President Joe Biden’s rivals from the campaign trail to endorse his candidacy in the 2020 presidential race, marking her joining of the Democratic party's effort to unite against President Donald Trump. “[Joe Biden] knows that...

Largest stimulus package in U.S. history passed by Congress, signed by President

Lawmakers rushed back to Washington, D.C., to pass the largest stimulus bill in U.S. history.

Nikolas Liepins, Political Correspondent

March 27, 2020

While grappling with economic downturns spurred by the coronavirus pandemic ripping through the United States, the President today signed into law the largest economic stimulus package in American history. The $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, also known as the CARES Act,...

Youth in Government aids students in building life skills

Many Youth in Government students, including those from SPA pose for a photo.

Henry Burkhardt, Photo/Video

January 19, 2020

Numerous students from SPA gather to participate in Youth in Government.

The Current (Events): Senators need a lesson in tech-literacy

The Current (Events): Senators need a lesson in tech-literacy

Jack Benson, The Rubicon Editor

May 1, 2018

As the role technology plays in American life continues to grow, it will become more and more important for our policy makers to be caught up.

Al Franken accused of sexual misconduct

Minnesota state Senator Al Franken was recently accused of sexual assault against two women.

Ellie Nowakowski, Illustrator/Infographics

November 28, 2017

Debate continues about whether Minnesota state Senator Al Franken should resign.

Opinion: United States Senate should not have refused to pass gun control reforms

Opinion: United States Senate should not have refused to pass gun control reforms

Nick Cohen, Columnist

May 9, 2013

The Senate recently put down all gun control reforms proposed by President Obama, including the Manchin-Toomey background check amendment. Despite the devastating attacks that have been issued all throughout the country this past year, the Senate denied to reform legislation to help prevent future trage...